Numerous story lines developing for 2002 season
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"I don't begrudge those players down there one bit. I was obviously disappointed with how it transpired, and I feel bad for that football team. I felt as though the way (KU officials) handled it, I abandoned those guys."
Allen reflects on last November
"It's both the way the team performed and also the excitement of a new season and the students getting back. It's the first home game. I think we would've been busy this week no matter what, but there's a lot of enthusiasm around here."
Ticket sales pick up after last week's opener
"I think we are definitely making progress, at least from my freshman year 'til now it's a completely different team. We have a lot of depth, and we have more competition in the gym, which makes our practices more intense. It makes us prepared for our games better."
It's a new year for Cyclone volleyball
"It will be a difficult day for my five- and seven-year-olds. They've been cheering for the Jayhawks and they're Cyclones now. Having both of them show up might be confusing."
Allen has mixed feeling about facing former teawm
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